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  1. 2018 midterms
    Democratic Weakness Among Florida Latinos in 2018 a WarningA poor performance among Latinos cost Democrats the governorship and a Senate seat in this key battleground state. They’d better focus on it soon.
  2. fear
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Is Latina and a Socialist. Both Terrify Conservatives.The right’s disdain for the 29-year-old representative-elect echoes age-old fears of both Latinos and socialism.
  3. 2018 midterms
    2014’s Electorate Showed Up to the 2018 Election. But It Voted Differently.Exit polls from the pro-Republican 2014 and pro-Democratic 2018 elections show similarly shaped electorates, but a change in public opinion.
  4. 2018 midterms
    2018 Midterms: Latino Voters Are Tuning In — and Turning BlueRecent polls show a sudden spike in the number of Latinos who intend to vote this fall — and in the Democrats’ share of that demographic’s support.
  5. 2018 midterms
    Democrats Have a Latino Voting Problem. It’s Not New, But It’s Urgent.Latino turnout in midterms has been terrible, and Donald Trump alone may not change that.
  6. The GOP Could Get Shut Out of California’s Gubernatorial ElectionIt could matter a lot nationally if Republicans are shut out of the general election in both of California’s top-of-the-ballot races.
  7. Trump May Try to Deport Legal Immigrants Who Get Federal BenefitsIn another big lurch in efforts to restrict legal immigration, Trump is mulling an order that would treat many people here legally as parasites.
  8. representation
    Gina Rodriguez Calls Latino Underrepresentation in Film ‘Heartbreaking’“The underrepresentation of Latinos in Hollywood both on and off screen is not just a feeling; it’s a sad reality.”
  9. Trump Considers Latino Pol and Would-Be Reality Star for CabinetUSDA prospect Abel Maldonado has a rep as a RINO and opposed Trump’s primary candidacy. But he is a farmer.
  10. Where Are the Latinos in Trump’s Cabinet?He is in danger of becoming first president since Jimmy Carter with no top Latino appointees.
  11. Why Latino Voters Didn’t Bury TrumpTrump may have done better than Romney among Latinos. Some may have been indifferent to immigration policy, while others really did not like Mitt.
  12. Do the Early-Voting Patterns in Florida Mean Clinton Will Win?The record number of early votes cast show a very close race. But high Latino turnout could ultimately be the deciding factor.
  13. If Early Latino Voters Win Nevada For Clinton, Trump’s Path to Win Gets NarrowHillary Clinton has a big lead in early voting in the battleground state.
  14. Field Poll Shows Depths of Trump’s Latino ProblemTrump falls to single digits among Latinos in authoritative Field Poll of California.
  15. Trump’s California Head FakeBack before the California primary, Trump promised to contest the Golden State. He sort of is, but really isn’t.
  16. Anti-Immigrant Court Victories Could Backfire on the GOPJudicial interference with Obama’s immigration enforcement initiatives will not only frustrate and anger many Latinos. It could also free up resources for voter registration and mobilization drives. 
  17. Trump: Judge’s Ethnicity Creates ‘Conflict of Interest’ in Trump University CaseIn ever more explicit terms, the candidate insists Judge Gonzalo Curiel’s “Mexican heritage” disqualifies him from hearing the case.
  18. The GOP’s Impending Florida ApocalypseIt will be very difficult for Republicans to win the presidential election while losing in the Sunshine State — a likely outcome with Trump.
  19. More Frontlash: New Poll Shows Trump Poised for Record-Low Latino ShowingMitt Romney lost Latinos by a 71-27 margin in 2012. Looks like Donald Trump could manage to do much worse. 
  20. Clinton and Sanders Exchange Blows Out West, But Bernie Needs a Primary KnockoutOld folks and Latinos deliver for Clinton in Arizona, and two more white caucuses deliver for Sanders. If these patterns continue, she wins. 
  21. #movementmondays
    Rodriguez Launches Movement Mondays for Latinos“Let us use our numbers and powerful voices to prove we support one another … to prove they need to support all the various Latino cultures in the media.”
  22. News
    A Restaurateur Posted an ‘English-Only’ Rule for HisCustomers were getting “uncomfortable,” the owner said.
  23. disney princesses
    Disney’s First ‘Latina Princess’ Is Not Latina Enough for SomeHer mother, the queen, is “Spanish,” so technically …
  24. Mediavore
    Ancient Zoning Rules Forbid Fettuccine and Gnocchi Making; Make Way For JarritosPlus: Two Pittsburgh area brewers battle over a defunct beer; and obese people actually crave more high-calorie foods than others, all in our morning news roundup.